Our View(s) on Rule 10.2b(4)

Below are the views of the RulesGeeks.com staff on Rule 10.2b(4). Erik J. Barzeski Rule 10.2b(4) is a good Rule, and despite popular opinion and the likes of Rickie Fowler or Justin Thomas or Luke Donald calling the Rule “stupid,” a reasonably well-written...

Haotong Li at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic

This past weekend, Hatong Li was penalized two strokes under Rule 10.2b(4) on the 18th green at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic: @EuropeanTour this is a marginal interpretation of the new Rule 10.2b @haotong_li good playing. pic.twitter.com/jNxT0aokxj — Brian...

The Double Hit Challenge

View this post on Instagram Is anyone else finding it much easier to get around trees with the change in the double hit rule?? 😂 . . . P.S I am just joking 🏌🏼‍♀️ . . . #golf #rules #golfrules #rulechange #doublehit #penalty #golfer #golfing #trickshots #trickshot...

Dropping Need Not Be from the Hand

In revising the rules regarding dropping for 2019, the USGA and R&A may have forgotten to include an important detail. Rule 14.2b says: b. Ball Must Be Dropped in Right Way The player must drop a ball in the right way, which means all three of these things:...

What Is the Player’s Score on the Hole?

Ever wonder what sort of questions are on the PGA/USGA Rules Exam? You may have heard about the 100 question exam typically offered at the end of the 3½ day Rules Workshops held over the winter at various locations around the country. Well, this is the sort of...